Public Consultations

IJC Content

Phase 1 Report on the Expedited Review of Plan 2014

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The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Adaptive Management Committee submitted their Phase 1 Report of the Expedited Review of Plan 2014 to the International Joint Commission (IJC) in November 2021. The IJC is posting the GLAM’s report for a 60-day public review and comment period from Thursday...

Draft Changes on the Rainy and Namakan Lakes Rule Curves

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The IJC established the Study Board in the summer of 2015 and charged it "to evaluate options for regulating levels and flows in the Rainy-Namakan Lakes system in order to benefit affected interests and the system as a whole in a manner that conforms to the requirements of the Treaty".

First Great Lakes Triennial Assessment of Progress

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The first triennial cycle under the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement completed its full circle on Nov. 28, when the IJC released its First Triennial Assessment of Progress on Great Lakes Water Quality.

Assessing the Effectiveness of Programs under the GLWQA

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Under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) the IJC is responsible for assessing the progress of governments in implementing the Agreement. This includes assessing the extent to which programs and other measures are achieving the objectives of the Agreement.

Protection of the Waters of the Great Lakes

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When the International Joint Commission (IJC) submitted its report on Protection of the Great Lakes on February 22, 2001, the two federal governments authorized the Commission to review its recommendations after three years and at 10-year intervals thereafter. This report marks the 10th year since...